Sunday, July 31, 2011

Latest Reviews 31/7

Deadend In Venice - See You On The Ground by James Donovan
Goatsnake - LIVE: The Forum, London 2011 by Andy Lye
Lock Up - Necropolis Transparent by James Donovan
Split Heaven - Street Law by James Donovan
Voodoo Highway - Broken Uncle's Inn by Andy Lye
Shining - VII: Född Förlorare by James Donovan
Unearth - Darkness In The Light by James Donovan
The Ransack - Bloodline by James Donovan
Tesla - Twisted Wires & Acoustic Sessions by Andy Lye
Iwrestledabearonce - Ruining It For Everbody by James Donovan

Friday, July 29, 2011

Queensrÿche live photos

Photos from Queensrÿche's set on the Festival Stage at Sweden Rock Festival on June 9, 2011 are now online here

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Liv Kristine (Leaves' Eyes) interview


Read our new interview with Leaves' Eyes singer Liv Kristine here, in which she discusses her homeland of Norway, new album Meredead, and the female-fronted metal scene.

Bobby Liebling (Pentagram) Interview


Read our new interview with Pentagram front-man Bobby Liebling here, in which he talks about the band's struggle for recognition, returning guitarist Victor Griffin, and new album Last Rites.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Festival Updates 19/7

2011
ProgPower Europe (NL) - Symphony X
Headbangers Open-Air (DE) - Jaguar cancelled, Praying Mantis
Bloodstock (UK) - Evil Scarecrow, Mortad, Akarusa Yimi, Achila, Spires, Lifer, Soulsphere, Pure Negative, Uburen

2012
Kings of Black Metal (DE) - Lifelover

Monday, July 18, 2011

Latest Reviews 18/7

Manic Depression - Impending Collapse by James Donovan
SSS - Problems To The Answer by James Donovan
S.O.S. - I Owe You Nothing by James Donovan
Surtr - World of Doom by Andy Lye
Stream of Passion - Darker Days by James Donovan
Gallow God - False Mystical Prose by Andy Lye
Philip Sayce - Ruby Electric by Andy Lye
Valsans - Sword by James Donovan
Burzum - Fallen by Brad Sanders
Deviant Syndrome - Inflicted Deviations by James Donovan
Lightnin' Malcolm - Renegade by Andy Lye
Earth Crisis - Neutralize The Threat by James Donovan
Corpus Christii - Luciferian Frequencies by Brad Sanders
Eyehategod - Live by Brad Sanders
In Flames - Sounds of A Playground Fading by James Donovan
Joanne Shaw Taylor - LIVE: Islington Academy 2011 by Andy Lye
This Will Destroy You - LIVE: The Garage 2011 by Brad Sanders
Legacy of Emptiness - Legacy of Emptiness by James Donovan

Friday, July 15, 2011

Headbangers Open-Air Updates

Germany's Headbangers Open-Air, set for July 28-30 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, have published their final running order for 2011, including the addition of John Cyriis' new band S.E.T.I., performing an exclusive Agent Steel set.

At the same time the first bands for the 2012 edition of the festival have also been confirmed.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Festival Updates 14/7

2011
Party.San (DE) - Watain, Truppensturm

2012
Keep It True (DE) - Anvil
Getaway (SE) - Manowar
RockHarz (DE) - Arch Enemy

Runnings orders for some more events are now online, including Wacken, Tuska, Summer Breeze, and as posted last week, High Voltage. Check out the Festivals Page for full details.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Amorphis extend tour


Finnish metallers Amorphis have extended their Autumn/Winter headlining tour in support of new album The Beginning of Times by adding 16 dates in Finland.

Their full schedule is online here.

Friday, July 08, 2011

High Voltage running order

The full running order for the High Voltage Festival, taking place on July 23 and 24 in Victoria Park in London, is now online.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Tarot interview


Read our new interview with Tarot guitarist Zachary Hietala, in which he discusses the re-recording of their debut album, releasing CDs in an increasingly digital climate, and playing at last year's Helsinki Dio Memorial concert.

Monday, July 04, 2011

The Mariana Hollow interview


Read our new interview with The Mariana Hollow members Rebecca Spinks, Danny Russell, Richie Walden and Scott Chesworth, in which they discuss their forthcoming album Velvet Black Sky, existing without a label, and the female-fronted metal scene.